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Garshyamnagar is a census town Barrackpore I CD Block in Barrackpore subdivision[1] in North 24 Parganas district in the state of West Bengal, India. Jagatdal police station serves this town.

Census Town
Garshyamnagar is located in West Bengal
Location in West Bengal, India
Garshyamnagar is located in India
Garshyamnagar (India)
Coordinates: 22°52′N 88°25′E / 22.87°N 88.41°E / 22.87; 88.41Coordinates: 22°52′N 88°25′E / 22.87°N 88.41°E / 22.87; 88.41
Country  India
State West Bengal
District North 24 Parganas
Population (2011)
 • Total 7,611
 • Official Bengali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB
Vehicle registration WB


As per 2011 Census of India Garshyamnagar had a total population of 7,611, of which 3,840 (50%) were males and 3,771 (50%) were females. Population below 6 years was 558. The total number of literates in Garshyamnagar was 6,417 (90.98 % of the population over 6 years).[2]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Garshyamnagar had a population of 7354. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Garshyamnagar has an average literacy rate of 79%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 84%, and female literacy is 75%. In Garshyamnagar, 8% of the population is under 6 years of age.


North 24 Parganas district has been identified as one of the areas where ground water is affected by arsenic contamination.[4]


  1. ^ District-wise list of statutory towns Archived July 21, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "C.D. Block Wise Primary Census Abstract Data(PCA)". 2011 census: West Bengal – District-wise CD Blocks. Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01. 
  4. ^ "Groundwater Arsenic contamination in West Bengal-India (19 years study )". Groundwater arsenic contamination status of North 24-Parganas district, one of the nine arsenic affected districts of West Bengal-India. SOES. Retrieved 2007-08-24.